MAKE subscriber Pete Marchetto pointed us to this awesome site covering all manner of backyard metal casting. In fact, that’s its name: Backyard Metal Casting. Peter writes:

Blame Kaden Harris. He got me onto this wonderful site describing many metal casting and metalworking projects.

Okay, Kaden. It’s all your fault we’re posting this link. You should be…. ashamed?

Backyard Metal Casting

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy person’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

  • knotlinks

    Lionel is the absolute man when it comes to this stuff. He is a champion among backyard metalcasters, and his advice and instructions are unbeatable.

  • Anonymous

    Gray iron casting –

    casting company manufactures and exporters ferrous, ductile, gray iron
    casting, brake drum products. It is a trusted source of Iron casting company
    in India.


  • Chris Luke

    Metal casting is one of the very difficult job as it requires lots of hard-work and patience…. You might found those iron products good but there is lots of efforts involved in manufacturing them…… Bronze foundry

  • Grey Iron Casting

    To extend the process of manufacturing techniques and the contents which are involved in casting of iron products

  • carolwilliams24

    Just got me the idea how I’ll spend out weekend with a productive way and it looks like we’re going to have truck racks with the materials that we already have for the casting.…